25 Juli 2013

Ottawa’s support for biofuel industry cools

Ethanol mandate - Farmers cannot meet the current mandate without imports, so a higher content is not feasible, says Ritz

The federal government is closing the tap to increased support for the biofuel industry after more than $1 billion in support, says agriculture minister Gerry Ritz.

“I think the investments made early on have built the industry as large as it’s going to get,” he said.

… Full text: www.producer.com/2013/07/ottawas-support-for-biofuel-industry-cools/

Tags: biofuel industry, grain, biofuel strategy, greenhouse gas, rural development, biodiesel, renewable fuels, government aid

Source: Producer, 2013-07-25.

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